Dr. Blake Nielsen Assistant Professor - Psychology, Sociology and Human Services Department

B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln; M.A., University of Alabama; Ph.D., University of Alabama

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Blake Nielsen joined the faculty at Columbia College in 2017 and is responsible for teaching Psychology Courses within the Psychology, Sociology, and Human Services Department. He received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a M.A. and Ph.D. in experimental psychology from The University of Alabama.

Trained as a developmental psychologist, Dr. Nielsen enjoys teaching developmental, social, special topics, and research courses at Columbia College. Dr. Nielsen particularly enjoys mentoring undergraduate students with their own research projects and then traveling with them to professional conferences to present their work.

Courses taught:

  • Introduction to General Psychology (PSYC 101)
  • Cognitive Psychology (PSYC 220)
  • Quantitative Research Methods (PSYC 225)
  • Social Psychology (PSYC 235)
  • Introduction to Social Science Writing (PSYC 275W)
  • Study Abroad in Psychology (PSYC 277)
  • Personality Theory (PSYC 304)
  • Lifespan Development Psychology (PSYC 330)
  • Special Topics (PSYC 333)
  • Directed Study (PSYC 355-456)
  • History and Systems of Psychology (PSYC 381)
  • Undergraduate Internships (PSYC 399-499)
  • Integrative Seminar (PSYC 495W)

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STC 203


(573) 875-7122

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